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Winners of the 2022 and 2021 CMC Prairie Region, Emerging Composer Competition

The Canadian Music Centre, Prairie Region (CMCPR) is pleased to announce that Thomas Joiner (Calgary) is the winner of the 2022 Emerging Composer Competition (ECC) for his piece, Dawn, and Isaac Zee (University of Manitoba) is the winner of the 2021 ECC for his piece, On the Day of Judgement.

By |2021-09-10T07:09:22-06:0010 September 2021|Categories: News, Prairie|Tags: , |

2022 Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition – Call for Scores

Emerging Composers with a connection to Canada’s Prairie Region are invited to submit their orchestral works to the 19th edition of the CMC Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition for Orchestra with a cash prize of $1,000 and performance by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) during the 2022 edition of the Winnipeg New Music Festival (WNMF).

By |2021-03-15T10:25:40-06:0015 March 2021|Categories: News|

Classical Album of the Week: Pianist Maria Thompson Corley’s Treasure Trove by Black Composers

A collection of classical music written by African-American women over the last century is a jewel—an example of the depth and range of compositions that lie waiting to be discovered. As we begin Black History Month, Soulscapes is our Classical Album of the Week. First released in 2006, its message persists in 2021, awakening us to artists too long overlooked.

By |2021-02-02T08:19:50-07:002 February 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Prairie Region Annual Report 2019

Canadian Music Centre, Prairie Region Annual Report January 1 to December 31, 2019 A. Highlights B. Library Services C. Promotion D. Finance and Administration E. Special Projects F. Appendix Prairie Region Annual Report 2019 PDF

By |2020-07-23T12:04:27-06:0023 July 2020|Categories: News|

CPO’s Under the Influence Festival set to provoke all sorts of outrageous and riotous reactions – in the best way

"More than 100 years ago, in 1913, Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring took its first performance at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. The twittering dissonance in the music, combined with the jerky movements of the dancers, is rumoured to have caused a riot from the audience. “As human beings, we react to music [...]

By |2019-04-29T07:19:41-06:0029 April 2019|Categories: National, News, Prairie|Tags: , |

Review: Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus brings Allan Bevan’s best to Winspear

"When in 2016 the Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus made their Carnegie Hall debut, the main work that they took with them was Nou Goth Sonne Under Wode, an affecting Easter choral piece by the Canadian choral composer Allan Bevan. EdMetro (as they are usually known) is a community choir that was started in 2005 by David [...]

By |2019-04-17T08:19:30-06:0017 April 2019|Categories: News, Prairie|Tags: |
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